Irene Moving up U.S. East Coast
This visible image of Hurricane Irene from the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite was taken on August 26, 2011 at 18:05 UTC (2:05 p.m. EDT), when Hurricane Irene was off the Carolinas.
The National Hurricane Center notes that some re-intensification is possible today and Irene is expected to be near the threshold between Category 2 and 3 as it reaches the North Carolina coast.
Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team
For more information about Hurricane Irene go to: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hurricanes/archives/2011/h2011...
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